The second and third set of rope lights came in today, so I installed them this afternoon. One rope extends from the rope on the planter boxes, wraps around the top rail on front of the deck and the stair railing, and ends on the rail post. The other starts at the stairs end of the top rail along the main part of the deck and wraps its way as far as it will go. Both ropes are 24-foot with violet LED lights. They are sold by Lamplust on Amazon. I discovered after receiving the first rope that you can join together up to seven of these ropes. This would give you about 170 feet of lights. Continue reading More rope lights. Lab and shopping. Prescriptions timing.
After taking the summer off, the Bingo crew has it back in operation here at Royal Palm starting tonight. There were several that were traveling this summer so they would have had a problem assembling the needed team; those who work Bingo games have to be licensed by the state, so not just anyone can work the games. Elaine knew all day that there was something she was supposed to do but it wasn’t until just before dinner that she remembered Bingo. She dug out her daubers and set them out to be ready for tonight. Continue reading Bingo’s back. Blood tests. Recovering.
I spent about 2½ delightful hours this afternoon interviewing Royal Palm resident Forrest “Scotty” Sessions for the Royal Palm Spotlight section of the upcoming newsletter. This 95-year old gentleman was excited to share his history with me, after wondering on the phone why anyone would be interested in hearing his “uninteresting” story. Forrest was part of an Honor Flight from Phoenix in 2015 and brought out a wonderful photo album prepared by this grandson Jared and went over all the memories those photos entailed. Continue reading A couple of hours in World War II. Electrical problem fixed. The Blood Whisperer.